expression etymology

English word expression comes from Latin exprimo, Latin expressus, Late Latin expressiō

Detailed word origin of expression

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exprimo Latin (lat) I imitate or copy. I press (out); I express. I pronounce or express. I squeeze out.
expressus Latin (lat)
expressiō Late Latin (LL)
expressionem Latin (lat)
expression Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
expression English (eng) (biology) The process of translating a gene into a protein.. (mathematics) An arrangement of symbols denoting values, operations performed on them, and grouping symbols.. (programming) A piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value.. A colloquialism or idiom.. A facial appearance usually associated with an emotion.. A particular way of phrasing an idea.. A specific blend of [...]

Words with the same origin as expression

Descendants of exprimo
espresso express